No, unless that is one of the conditions imposed by the investors.
Yes of course, and many of our members actually are. Minerva Business Angel Network is well known and we have good links and relationships around the country and are members of the British Business Angels Association.
Ultimately your success depends on the strength of your proposal. We will only accept your company as a Minerva client if we believe there is a realistic probability of success.
Our charges are simple to understand and our level of service and structure is geared to ensure you get the best chance possible of raising the capital you require.
Whether you borrow from the bank or take on external investors, they all expect to have a say in what you do with their money.
No. For businesses to grow and be sustainable they need competitive advantages and other commercial strengths, and that is what investors look for.
Typically it takes 3-6 months to go through the investment process.